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January 10, 2018

The Atomic Dynamics of Rare Everlasting Electric Fields

Confirming a theoretical model required blasting a sample at 3,000 degrees with neutrons

The Durham Athletic Park in 1992. From the Wikipedia Commons.

October 13, 2017

Deterring Drones from Ballparks and Botanical Gardens

New grant exploring ways of deterring unwanted drones joins engineers with a AAA baseball stadium and a botanical garden

Nan Jokerst, the new Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives

October 13, 2017

Nan Jokerst Named Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives

New position will initially focus on enhancing undergraduate experience, support for women in STEM

Black dots mark gold nanoparticles that have been attracted to the surface of pressure-sensitive domes constructed by engineered bacteria.

October 09, 2017

Bacteria Self-Organize to Build Working Sensors

Bacteria with synthetic gene circuit self-assemble into working device

collage of external fellows

October 06, 2017

7 Graduate Students Earn External Fellowships

Highly competitive national awards help graduate students conduct research

Kenneth Brown

October 04, 2017

Kenneth Brown: Connecting Quantum Systems to Computers and the Cosmos

New faculty member Kenneth Brown joins a growing group at Duke focused on building a quantum computer

Jungsang Kim

October 03, 2017

Jungsang Kim Named Fellow of The Optical Society

Distinction recognizes work on trapped ions for quantum computing

October 01, 2017

Developing Novel Diagnostic Tools

Diagnosing Dengue and Malaria  Tuan Vo-Dinh, Director of the Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics, the R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and Professor of Chemistry at Duke, is currently at work on multiple diagnostic assays for point-of-care settings. The first is a [...]

Amanda Randles

September 28, 2017

Amanda Randles Wins IEEE-CS High Performance Computing Award

Award recognizes young researchers who have made outstanding, influential and potentially long-lasting contributions in the field of high-performance computing

Anagha Suchitra, MEM’17

September 27, 2017

Duke Made It Easy to Find My Passion

Anagha Suchitra, MEM'17, has made the most of career-building opportunities—including interning with Consumer Reports in New York City and winning the 2017 Intuit Product Management Case Competition

A light assay used in the new cancer treatment moving toward clinical trials

September 26, 2017

Light-Based Cancer Therapy Moves Through Clinical Trials

A major interdisciplinary collaboration led by Duke CTSI yields a novel cancer therapy using light-activated compounds

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